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Saturday, April 15 • 11:45am - 12:45pm
Discovery Talks

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Join moderator Nicquet Blake, PhD, dean of the UCSF Graduate Division, for a jam-packed hour of TEDx-style talks showcasing renowned UCSF faculty innovators describing their transformative research and discoveries. Our featured talks include the following: 

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Nicquet Blake, PhD

Dean, Graduate Division
Nicquet Blake, PhD, a leading voice on issues of equity and diversity in higher education, is UCSF’s vice provost of student academic affairs and dean of the Graduate Division. She previously served as senior associate dean for admissions and student affairs in the Graduate School... Read More →

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Zev Gartner, PhD

Dr. Gartner is a professor in the UCSF Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at UCSF. His lab works to understand how cells self-organize into tissues, how the structure regulates cell behaviors, and how they break down in diseases like cancer. The Gartner Lab’s goals include... Read More →
avatar for Jen James, PhD ’16, MS, MSW

Jen James, PhD ’16, MS, MSW

Dr. James is an assistant professor at the Institute for Health and Aging and the bioethics program at UCSF. She is a sociologist, Black feminist scholar, and qualitative researcher who studies the intersection of race, gender, and health, and the lived experiences of those often... Read More →
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Sara Suliman, PhD, MPH

Dr. Suliman is assistant professor in the UCSF Division of Experimental Medicine at UCSF and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, where her lab identifies host mechanisms associated with tuberculosis (TB) progression. She is an immunologist by training with a focus on... Read More →
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Orion Weiner, PhD ’01

Dr. Weiner is a professor in the UCSF Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics and the Cardiovascular Research Institute and co-director of the Integrated Program for Complex Biological Systems. His lab seeks to define the molecular logic of complex cell behaviors, including... Read More →

Saturday April 15, 2023 11:45am - 12:45pm PDT
Grand Ballroom A 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA